Tag Archives: History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Pullman Cars

If I could ride in one of these original Pullman cars, I’d do it in a minute. Maybe I need to go on the Orient Express.

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North Loop Architecture Tour

Yesterday I took a Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) tour of the North Loop, home to several landmark buildings. Like the other CAF tour I went on the docent was knowledgeable, approachable and welcomed questions. Here’s a few of the many … Continue reading

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White Horse Temple, Luoyang

In Luyoang we went to the White Horse Temple, the place from which Buddhism spread in China. There are several legends relating to this beginning. I’m not sure why since by 266 A.D. when the first Buddhists came to China, … Continue reading

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At the Shandong Provincial Museum

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1893 World’s Fair

When I read Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City, I got swept up by the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, otherwise known as the Colombian Exposition. Such beauty, grandeur and spirit. How I wish I could have gone … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, NM

I keep liking WordPress more and more. Here’s my first attempt with their slideshow feature. The images are of my day wandering around Santa Fe yesterday. One thing about Santa Fe is they have very strict building codes. New building … Continue reading

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